The 20 members of the Great Falls Rescue Squad are on call 24 hours per day, seven days a week and provide necessary Rescue and EMS Operations. The Squad serves to back-up Chester and Fairfield County EMS within our response area (SE Chester County to include the Townships of Great Falls, Fort Lawn, Blackstock, Richburg, and NE Fairfield County (within 3-5 miles of county line). We also provide emergency extrication, land/water search/rescue operations, and teaching life-saving CPR/First Aid to the community. The Great Falls Rescue Squad is a licensed EMS provider just like Chester County EMS and all ambulance providers within our State. In the event that EMS is busy and unavailable, our volunteers become the primary response EMS provider to our citizens. Mutual aid agreements are in place to assist surrounding municipalities in the event of disasters.